glucokinase

noun glu·co·ki·nase \ ˌglü-kō-ˈkī-ˌnās , -ˌnāz \

Definition of glucokinase

: a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose

First Known Use of glucokinase

1950


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glucokinase

noun glu·co·ki·nase \ -ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \

medical Definition of glucokinase

: a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose in metabolic processes

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